The historic Yacht Club Hotel, formerly named the Shary Yacht Club and the Port Isabel Yacht Club Hotel, is rumored to be haunted by friends of Olga Mae Keyhorn, daughter of iron mogul Theodore Keyhorn II. Olga’s friends Telly and Mary were on a yacht in the 1920s when it caught fire, killing everyone on board. Olga had retired to the hotel early instead of remaining on the yacht, and was devastated to hear the news the next morning. Not long after, Olga was visited by the spirits of her two friends, who assured her they were OK and that they would talk later, but then they vanished. According to police investigations, the ghostly couple appeared to at least two others on the premises as well, and to this day, Telly and Mary still continue to appear from time to time.
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- 700 N Yturria St
Port Isabel, TX 78587
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- 26.0769742, -97.21359960000001
- Cameron County, Texas
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